CHESS: Kidderminster Chess Club continued their climb up Wolverhampton Chess League Division Three with a 3.5-1.5 win at Rugeley.

Results (Kidderminster names first): D Digger 0.5, A Dobson 0.5; J Varilone 0.5, A Meakin 0.5; T Pountney 1, S Heath 0; P Kitchen 0.5, J Westwood 0.5; M Kitchen 1, F Falkingham 0.

Unfortunately, the club went down 3-2 at Worcester in Worcestershire League Division Two.

Results: M Riley 0.5, A Copeman 0.5; W Pugh 0, A Kirkland 1; K Durnell 0, W Watson 1; J Varilone 1, T Parkes 0; T Pountney 0.5, I Richards 0.5.